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synonyms for proximate

  • direct
  • forthcoming
  • imminent
  • near
  • nearby
  • next
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How to use proximate in a sentence

The proximate cause of Texas’s grid failure is now well understood.
AS THE TEXAS POWER CRISIS SHOWS, OUR INFRASTRUCTURE IS VULNERABLE TO EXTREME WEATHERAMY NORDRUMMARCH 6, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The sample groups in both studies were small, and in the overwhelming number of cases of coronavirus death, heart failure is not the proximate cause.
COVID-19 MAY LEAD TO A HEART-DISEASE SURGEJEFFREY KLUGERFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
At the end of the day, that was the proximate cause of why we decided to withdraw.
WHY ARE CITIES (STILL) SO EXPENSIVE? (EP. 435)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 15, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The collected water, in turn, was also used to supply the proximate farmland.
THE ROMAN DOMUS (HOUSE): ARCHITECTURE AND RECONSTRUCTIONDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 8, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
There is a persistent theory shared by historians relating to how the elites of the Egyptian Fatimid army were dressed in a comparable fashion to that of the Eastern Romans and the proximate Mediterranean powers.
HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES: ORIGINS, POLITICS, AND CRUSADERSDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 23, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
Ultimate causes, of course, will be overlooked; only proximate causes will be noticed.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
This need not be the ultimate mover, but a proximate one having a particular function.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
A relation exists only between things of the same proximate species, as between white and black.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
And this consideration begets love, which is the proximate cause of devotion.
ON PRAYER AND THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFEST. THOMAS AQUINAS
That proximate circles or larger groups are connected by the intervention of lesser groups, which he denominates osculant.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
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WORDS RELATED TO PROXIMATE

  • almost
  • close
  • comparative
  • near
  • proximate
  • relative
  • rough
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